Tag Archives: God

Stranger than Fiction: Movies through a Biblical Worldview

Sometimes it takes the voice of God to get people to live a great story. Sometimes that story takes them to unexpected and tragic places. Not knowing if life is comedy or tragedy can lead to a life of stops … Continue reading

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Watching Movies Through a Biblical Worldview

Movies are an influential medium. A myriad of worldviews are on display and like it or not, those worldviews seep into the consciousness of the public. Screenwriters, even if they aren’t aware of it, input their own worldview into the … Continue reading

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The Joshua Centre Book Club – “Zeitoun” Part III and IVa

“Zeitoun” Part III and IVa Pages 183-246 When last we left Zeitoun, he was just out of the shower and off the phone with his brother from Spain when he went to the door to see who was there. That’s … Continue reading

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Fearless (1993)

Fearless, directed by Peter Weir, is a great movie about loss, grief, family, and fear. Jeff Bridges plays Max Klein, a plane crash survivor and good Samaritan. While the plane starts to fall, Max sees the light – literally and … Continue reading

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Lars and the Real Girl (2007)

Lars and the Real Girl is a moving and touching little movie about the power of community, the delusions of life, and the abundance of love that we have to share. Lars, brilliantly portrayed by Ryan Gosling, is a man … Continue reading

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The Joshua Centre Book Club – “Zeitoun” Part II

“Zeitoun” Part II Pages 95-180 When we last left Zeitoun, he was jarred awake by the sound of a river running. That’s a peculiar sound to hear while inside your house asleep in a bedroom. The levees finally broke and … Continue reading

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‘The Invention of Lying’ and Why it is Infuriating

The Invention of Lying is an infuriating movie. I usually love what Ricky Gervais creates. “The Office” and “Extras” are two amazing television series that weren’t just funny, they had a layer of melancholy and there were many truths to … Continue reading

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